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English IV

This is the offical homepage for students in Mr. Terry's English IV class. On this page, you will find necessary class information and files. Ultimately, this page is for information that is provided in the classroom, and it will serve as an additional resource over the course of the year. Welcome to English IV; I look forward to a great year with you!!


Semester I :


   Outcome A Personal Narrative: What literary elements make a writer’s voice unique?

      -Writing Assignment/Project: Personal Statement (College Essay) OR “This I Believe” essay


  Outcome B Evaluating an Argument: What rhetorical strategies make an argument effective/ineffective?

      -Writing Assignment/Project: Editorial essay


Semester II :


    Outcome C Cause/Effect: How can you view literature through a cause/effect lens to build meaning?

    -Writing Assignment/Project: Cause/Effect essay


    Outcome D Social Change & Making a Difference: How can I use literary devices and rhetorical strategies to serve a purpose and inspire social action? 

     -Writing Assignment/Project: Senior Ignite Speeches


Semester I Student-Purchased Required Texts:

      Doubt by John Patrick Hanley                                                                         


Semester II Student-Purchased Required Texts:

     A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini